12 days in Denali National Park and Preserve & Anchorage Itinerary

12 days in Denali National Park and Preserve & Anchorage Itinerary

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Denali National Park and Preserve
— 2 nights
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Anchorage
— 9 nights

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Denali National Park and Preserve

— 2 nights
The 2.43 million hectares (6 million acres) of Denali National Park include low taiga forest, high-alpine tundra, and snowcapped mountains, all of which lead up to Mt.
Dog Sledding Tours at EarthSong Lodge has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): take a memorable tour with Dog Sledding Tours at EarthSong Lodge, then identify plant and animal life at Husky Homestead, and then hike along Mt. Healy Overlook Trail. On the 22nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Denali, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and then view the masterpieces at Wild about Denali.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Denali National Park and Preserve itinerary app.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Denali National Park and Preserve. In June, daytime highs in Denali National Park and Preserve are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Anchorage.

Things to do in Denali National Park and Preserve

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Anchorage

— 9 nights

The City of Lights and Flowers

Home to nearly half of Alaska's population, the port city of Anchorage covers a staggering area of over 4,900 sq km (1,900 sq mi) surrounded by mountains.
Venture out of the city with trips to Knik Glacier Tours (in Palmer) and Boat Tours & Water Sports (in Whittier). Spend the 28th (Mon) on the rails with a train tour. There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Tony Knowles Coastal Trail, take an in-depth tour of Alaska Aviation Heritage Museum, take a memorable drive along Seward Hwy, and explore the activities along Lake Eklutna.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Anchorage trip planner.

You can take a train from Denali National Park and Preserve to Anchorage in 8 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 51°F.

Things to do in Anchorage

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Trails

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